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Current Category » Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables

Storage Life of Fresh Vegetables

Sr.No

Produce

Time at Optimum Temperature ( Weeks) -1 to 4 0C

Time at Optimum Temperature ( Weeks)5-9 0C

Time at Optimum Temperature ( Weeks)10 0 C

 

Very Perishable ( 0-4 weeks)

 

 

 

1

Asparagus

2-4

 

 

2

Bean

1-3

 

 

3

Broccoli

1-2

 

 

4

Brussels sprout

2-4

 

 

5

Cauliflower

2-4

 

 

6

Cucumber

 

2-4

 

7

Lettuce

1-3

 

 

8

Pea

1-3

 

 

9

Rhubarb

2-3

 

 

10

Spinach

1-2

 

 

11

Sweet corn

1-2

 

 

12

Tomato

 

1-3

 

13

Mushroom

2-3

 

 

 

Perishable ( 4-8 Weeks)

 

 

 

14

Cabbage

4-8

 

 

15

Tomato (Coloured)

 

 

3-6

 

Semi-perishable( 6-12 weeks)

 

 

 

16

Cherry

6-10

 

 

17

Leek

8-12

 

 

 

Non -perishable ( > 12 weeks)

 

 

 

18

Beet root

12-20

 

 

19

Carrot

12-20

 

 

20

Onion

12-28

 

 

21

Parsnip

12-20

 

 

22

Pumpkin

 

 

12-24

23

Potato

 

16-24

 

24

Sweet potato

 

 

16-24

25

Sweet turnip

16-24

 

 

Current Category » Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables